Year Inducted: 1996
Nominated By: Jan F. Smith
Sports Competed In: Baseball, Basketball
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Coach

Dave Dudley

High School:
Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1971...Played three seasons (1969-71) each for the Wildcats as a forward in basketball and a catcher on the baseball team.

Achievements:
High School:
● Helped the basketball team to a 3rd place finish at the state tournament in 1971.
● All-City and All-League catcher for the Wildcats.

College:
Went to Lamar Community Junior College (LCJC) and graduated in 1973...Spent two years (1971-73) playing for both the basketball team (forward) and baseball team (pitcher/catcher/1st Base)...Transferred to Phillips University and graduated in 1975.. Played one year (1973-74) of basketball as a forward.. Played two seasons of baseball as a pitcher/catcher/1st Base (1973-75)...NAIA Regional Baseball Tournament MVP and NAIA American in 1975... Had a career collegiate batting average of .362.

Coaching Career:
● Spent the first four years after college as the head basketball and track coach at Beulah Middle School (1975-79).
● Moved on to Pueblo County H.S. where he spent the next 11 years coaching several sports: Volleyball (1979-80); Freshman basketball (1979-83); JV basketball coach (1984-89).
● Head basketball coach (1990-96) and JV baseball coach (1980-90).
● Head baseball coach for four summers with the Legion B out of Central H.S. (1974-78) and six years with Pueblo Elks (1980-86).
● Also coached the Pueblo Collegians baseball club for two years (1989-90).
● Coached youth baseball at Runyon Field.

Quotes:
"If Dave knew we were doing this (nomination) he would say ‘THERE IS NO REASON'. But there is indeed!"
--Don Maldonado (Father of a boy who played for Dudley):

Occupation:
Teacher and coach - School District #70

Personal:
Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Margery Dudley.


GPSA "D" By The Numbers

LEGEND: p = awarded posthumously; ^= attended first meeting; * = deceased;+ = charter member (placed after year inducted)

1
Athlete/Administrator
Dan E. DeRose (2002)

Athlete/Contributor
Edward J. "Dr. Eddie" DeRose (2008)

Athlete/Coach/Contributor
Bruno A. "Dr." DeRose (1973*+)

Attended Pueblo East H.S.
Dan E. DeRose (2002)

Attended Pueblo South H.S.
Dee Dee Dominquez (2015)

Attended H.S. Inside Colorado
Michael L. "Mike" Duran (1984)
Primero H.S., Weston, CO

Attended H.S. Outside Colorado
Paul DeFoyd (1986*)
Henderson H.S., Frederick, OK

Awarded Posthumously
Dale G. Drummond (2004*p)

Coach
Paul DeFoyd (1986*)

Charter Inductee of the GPSA
Bruno A. "Dr." DeRose (1973*+)

Cross Country
Michael L. "Mike" Duran (1984)

Gymnastics
Kendra S. (Nogare) Drury (2014)

Tennis
Dale G. Drummond (2004*p)

Wrestling
John DeNardo (1988*)

 

3
Athlete
Dee Dee Dominquez (2015)
Michael L. "Mike" Duran (1984)
Julius F. "Bud" Dammann (1979*)


4
Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S.
Edward J. "Dr. Eddie" DeRose (2008)
Sam Dazzio (2000*)
Julius F. "Bud" Dammann (1979*)
Bruno A. "Dr." DeRose (1973*+)

Baseball
David Q. "Duv" Dudley (1996)
Charles R. "Chuck" DePietro (1986)
Frank DeLeon (1984)
Julius F. "Bud" Dammann (1979*)

Track
Dan E. DeRose (2002)
Sam Dazzio (2000*)
Michael L. "Mike" Duran (1984)
Julius F. "Bud" Dammann (1979*)

 

5
Attended Pueblo Central H.S.
Jerry C. Cunico (2004)
Michael Gene "Mike" Chorak (1997)
Herb Casebeer (1977*)
Joseph "Joe Awful" Coffee (1974*)
Earl Harry 'Dutch' Clark (1973+*)

 

6
Athlete/Coach
Kendra S. (Nogare) Drury (2014)
Sam Dazzio (2000*)
David Q. "Duv" Dudley (1996)
John DeNardo (1988*)
Charles R. "Chuck" DePietro (1986)
Frank DeLeon (1984)

Attended Pueblo Central H.S.
Kendra S. (Nogare) Drury (2014)
Dale G. Drummond (2004*p)
David Q. "Duv" Dudley (1996)
John DeNardo (1988*)
Charles R. "Chuck" DePietro (1986)
Frank DeLeon (1984)

 

 

7
Honorees Deceased
Sam Dazzio (2000*)
Edward J. "Dr. Eddie" DeRose (2008)
Dale G. Drummond (2004*p)
John DeNardo (1988*)
Paul DeFoyd (1986*)
Julius F. "Bud" Dammann (1979*)
Bruno A. "Dr." DeRose (1973*+)

 

9
Football
Edward J. "Dr. Eddie" DeRose (2008)
Dale G. Drummond (2004*p)
Dan E. DeRose (2002)
Sam Dazzio (2000*)
John DeNardo (1988*)
Charles R. "Chuck" DePietro (1986)
Frank DeLeon (1984)
Julius F. "Bud" Dammann (1979*)
Bruno A. "Dr." DeRose (1973*+)

 

10
Football
Dee Dee Dominquez (2015)
Edward J. "Dr. Eddie" DeRose (2008)
Dale G. Drummond (2004*p)
Dan E. DeRose (2002)
Sam Dazzio (2000*)
David Q. "Duv" Dudley (1996)
Paul DeFoyd (1986*)
Charles R. "Chuck" DePietro (1986)
Julius F. "Bud" Dammann (1979*)
Bruno A. "Dr." DeRose (1973*+)

 

15
Honorees in "D" Section

Remembering Our Fallen GPSA Inductees

The Greater Pueblo Sports Association (GPSA) has announced a list of honorees that have passed since the 2022 induction ceremony on Nov. 16.

 

Dennis TrujilloDennis Trujillo
11/28/2022
Class of 2007